Voice Treatment Center

The Voice Treatment Center was developed to meet the needs of patients with a wide range of voice disorders. The GW MFA team of voice specialists is equipped with the latest technology to enable accurate diagnoses and treatment options for a variety of symptoms, including:

  • Vocal Fatigue
  • Effortful Speaking
  • Hoarseness
  • Unpleasant Tone
  • Pitch Abnormalities
  • Vocal Tightness
  • Vocal Range Difficulties
  • Vocal Tremor
  • Performance Fatigue
  • Projection Difficulty
  • Throat Irritation
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Foreign Body Sensation
  • Excessive Throat Mucus
  • Chronic Cough
  • Upper Airway Obstruction
Voice Treatment Services

Professional Voice:

  • Voice Evaluation
  • Voice Therapy
  • Microsurgical Excision of Benign Vocal Fold Lesions

Laryngeal Papilloma:

  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Cidofovir Injection
  • Microsurgical Excision

Vocal Cord Polyps and Cysts:

  • Microsurgical Excision

Laryngeal Paresis and Paralysis:

  • Laryngeal EMG
  • Laryngeal Function Studies
  • Medialization Laryngoplasty
  • Injection Augmentation
  • Voice Therapy

Vocal Cord Nodules:

  • Medical Management
  • Voice Therapy

Aging Voice:

  • Voice Therapy
  • Thyroplasty
  • Injection Augmentation

Spasmodic Dysphonia and Tremor:

  • Laryngeal Botox Injections
  • Medical Management
  • Voice Therapy

Laryngeal Granulomas:

  • Medical Management
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Microsurgical Excision

Laryngeal Leukoplakia and Cancer:

  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Microsurgical Excision
  • Open Excision and Reconstruction
  • Organ Preservation Therapy
Office-Based Procedures

Videostroboscopy - Videotaped assessment of vocal fold motion with flexible and rigid endoscopy for management of benign and malignant vocal fold lesions, sulcus vocalis and vocal cord paresis.

Laryngeal Function Studies - Acoustic analysis of vocal function and range with aerodynamic assessment of air flow and air pressure for management of glottal incompetence, vocal fold lesions, pre-operative and post-operative comparisons.

Laryngeal Electromyography - Motor unit and recruitment analysis of laryngeal muscles to assess arytenoid fixation, vocal cord paresis and paralysis, aging voice, functional voice disorders.

Trans-nasal Esophagoscopy - Fiberoptic assessment of esophagus to detect esophagitis, Barrett's esophagus, strictures, and diverticulum.

Vocal Performance Assessment - Acoustic, aerodynamic, and videostroboscopic evaluation for evaluation of the professional voice.

Team Approach

laryngologist offers medical and surgical treatment for patients with voice disorders including injections of BOTOX and collagen into the larynx, removal of vocal cord lesions, treatment of laryngeal cancer, and the surgical treatment of laryngeal paralysis.

voice pathologist provides management to alleviate vocal dysfunction, strengthen vocal musculature, enhance vocal quality in the professional user, improve vocal tone, and promote vocal efficiency.

voice scientist develops and implements state of the art testing of the human voice and offers a unique understanding of the physiology of voice production.